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Japan's Mitsubishi Motors finds falsified fuel mileage tests

Mitsubishi Motors Corp., the Japanese automaker tarnished by a massive recall cover-up 15 years ago, owned up to another scandal Wednesday, saying employees had intentionally falsified fuel mileage... Read more »

Published April 20, 2016

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Sara Bareilles writes an original turn-off-your-phone song

Sara Bareilles' songwriting skills are all over the new Broadway musical "Waitress" — even down to the cellphone warning. Read more »

Published April 20, 2016

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EU expands battle with Google with Android antitrust probe

The European Union is broadening its battle with Google, alleging that the technology giant rigs the global market for mobile apps by making its Android operating system give preferential treatment... Read more »

Published April 20, 2016

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Target makes a stand on transgender bathroom issue

Target is making a stand on the debate around what type of bathrooms transgender people can use. Read more »

Published April 19, 2016

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Yahoo's deterioration accelerates ahead of a possible sale

Yahoo may have hung out a "for sale" sign, but it hasn't done much to improve its curb appeal. Read more »

Published April 19, 2016

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Intel to cut 12,000 jobs as it confronts decline in PCs

Intel says it will cut 12,000 jobs — about 11 percent of its workforce — as it reorganizes to confront a decline in sales of personal computers. Read more »

Published April 19, 2016

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Airbnb adds new recommendations features

Airbnb is adding recommendations to its online accommodations service, building on its knowledge of travelers' preferences, coupled with tips from locals. Read more »

Published April 19, 2016

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Bill Campbell, mentor to Steve Jobs, other tech CEOs, dies

Bill Campbell, a former Ivy League football coach who became a management guru for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and other Silicon Valley luminaries, has died. He was 75. Read more »

Published April 18, 2016

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Oculus reacts to virtual reality privacy questions

An executive from virtual reality company Oculus says consumers shouldn't be concerned about an invasion of their privacy when using the Oculus Rift. Read more »

Published April 18, 2016

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What would it cost to leave EU? UK slaps a price tag on it

Britain's Treasury chief has put a price tag on it: Leaving the European Union would cost Britain the equivalent of $6,100 per household. Read more »

Published April 18, 2016

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GameStop to launch video game publishing division

GameStop is diving into the video game publishing business. Read more »

Published April 18, 2016

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Medicare's 'Innovation Center' rebalancing quality and cost

They work for the government and even their closest relatives have no idea what they do. It's not because they're spies or nuclear scientists, but because their jobs are so arcane: trying to... Read more »

Published April 17, 2016

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As minimum wage marches toward $15, small businesses adapt

In the aftermath of California and New York becoming the first states to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15, some small businesses with hourly workers are rethinking how they can absorb the... Read more »

Published April 17, 2016

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Finance leaders pledge forceful response to boost economy

Finance officials on Saturday pledged a more forceful effort to stimulate a sluggish global economy. Read more »

Published April 16, 2016

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Top finance officials: World economy still faces threats

The global recovery has regained most of the ground lost from the market turbulence at the beginning of the year, finance officials of the world's largest economies said Friday. But they worry that... Read more »

Published April 15, 2016

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Obama touts robots, US ingenuity at White House Science Fair

They came with eco-glue and Lego launchers. Their tag board displays were filled with charts, graphs and research on pollution. There were no little kids with plaster volcanoes in this crowd. But... Read more »

Published April 13, 2016

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Paul Ryan is not running for president — or passing a budget

House Speaker Paul Ryan's national stature is such that he had to call a news conference to deny he wants to be president. Back on Capitol Hill, he's about to blow through a statutory deadline to... Read more »

Published April 13, 2016

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In air travel hub of Dubai, zip line offers new way to fly

In the air travel hub of Dubai, there's a new way to fly: A zip line run by extreme sports company XDubai. Read more »

Published April 13, 2016

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Regulators: 5 big banks get failing grades for crisis plans

Federal regulators say five of the biggest banks in the U.S. haven't worked out strong plans for how they might reshape themselves in case of failure, which could leave them unable to survive... Read more »

Published April 13, 2016

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Amazon's latest Kindle mostly wants to disappear

Will loyal fans of e-books be willing to pay tablet prices for dedicated e-readers? Amazon is about to find out. Read more »

Published April 13, 2016

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Business cut back on stockpiles as sales fell again

Businesses reduced their stockpiles for a second straight month in February, while sales fell for a seventh month. Read more »

Published April 13, 2016

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US retail sales fall in March as Americans buy fewer cars

U.S. retail sales fell last month as Americans cut back on their car purchases, the latest sign that consumers are reluctant to spend freely. Read more »

Published April 13, 2016

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Facebook shows new ways to chat, stream video

Facebook says people who use its Messenger chat service will soon be able to order flowers, request news articles and talk with businesses by sending them direct text messages. Read more »

Published April 12, 2016

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Investigators visit Panama Papers law firm's office

Panamanian prosecutors have visited the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm to look into its allegations that a computer hacker was behind the leak of a trove of financial documents about tax... Read more »

Published April 12, 2016

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Finance officials facing a chronically weak global economy

World finance officials who meet in Washington this week confront a bleak picture: Eight years after the financial crisis erupted, the global economy remains fragile and at risk of another recession. Read more »

Published April 12, 2016

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